Russo burnishes endorsements in his freeholder campaign

Former Montclair Mayor Bob Russo this week unveiled a list of endorsements in his underdog campaign against Freeholder Ralph Caputo.

From Belleville, Russo says he has Mayor Ray Kimble, Councilman at-large Kevin Kennedy, Second Ward Councilman Steve Rovell, Fourth Ward Councilman John Notari, Third Ward Councilman-elect Paul (PJ) MacDonald, and Board of Education members Bill Freda and Joe Longo.

In Bloomfield, Russo racked up Councilwoman at-large Patricia Spychala, Councilman at-large Bernard Hamilton, Councilwoman at-large Patricia Barker, First Ward Councilwoman Janice Maly and Third Ward Councilwoman Patricia Ritchings.

In Montclair, he secured the backing of Mayor-elect Jerry Fried, At-large Councilor-elect Roger Terry, At-large Councilor-elect Kathryn Weller, Second Ward Councilor-elect Cary Africk, Third Ward Councilor-elect Nick Lewis and Fourth Ward Councilor-elect Renee Baskerville. Russo burnishes endorsements in his freeholder campaign